Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#5475 closed plugin request (fixed)

Screenshot Plugin

Reported by: rtrotter Owned by:
Milestone: Plugin Suggested Component: plugins
Version: 2.4.1 Keywords: screenshot, plugin
Cc: ccpaging, rberger


Short -

Plugin that would allow a user to capture a screenshot, 'highlight' the important part, then send the screenshot as a file to another user.

Long -

I am setting up an internal Jabber server for remote users in my support department. Currently, I am using an Openfire/Spark? combo. Spark is cute and fuzzy and all, but it lacks plugin support and many features of Pidgin that I take for granted. The one feature that makes Spark really work in a support environment is the screenshot feature. When a user has an error on their screen, they can simply click the screenshot button, highlight the area of the screenshot that is needed, saved automatically as a file and the file is sent to the other user.

Apology - I realize that this could easily be avoided by using paint, but it's hard enough to convince some people that screenshots should be an image file and not a MS Word .doc.

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by deryni

  • Milestone set to Plugin Suggested

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Cube

This sounds extremely useful, I'll pass that to someone who already created the Skype and the Facebook plugin.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by ccpaging

QQ plugin also interesting.

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by deryni

pidgin has supported QQ (to some small degree) for a while now, it comes as part of the normal package. And that request, even if valid, has absolutely nothing to do with this ticket, please don't do that.

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by rberger


Sometimes I need this feature too so I wrote a plugin, available here : I haven't intensively tested it, so you can expect a few bugs... I'm waiting for your suggestions to improve it. I will release a more stable / tested version one or two weeks later.

Raoul B.

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by deryni

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Added the plugin to the ThirdPartyPlugins#Miscellaneous page, closing this ticket.

comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by datallah

Ticket #9074 has been marked as a duplicate of this ticket.

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